Near-Death Experiences

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NDEs Absolutely, Positively NOT Caused By Malfunctioning Brains

by David Sunfellow

……………….. While many “experts” continue to suggest that malfunctioning brains produce near-death experiences, the evidence is now overwhelming that this is not the case. Be sure to check out this related resource page: How To Deal With Skeptics & Atheists. ……………….. “The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, […]

NDEs & Hell

by David Sunfellow

……………….. For more information about Emanuel Swedenborg and his prolific, pioneering, multi-faceted life and work, including his remarkable spiritual experiences, go here. ………….. Can Negative Behaviors Lead To Hellish Experiences? Yes. An informative question and answer section that explains why — and why there is so much confusion around this issue. ………….. Quotes & Stories: […]

All About Emanuel Swedenborg

by David Sunfellow

Who Was Emanuel Swedenborg? Original Link Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 – 1772) was a Swedish scientist, philosopher, theologian, revelator, and Christian mystic. He is best known for his book on the afterlife, Heaven and Hell (1758). Swedenborg had a prolific career as an inventor and scientist. In 1741, at the age of 53, he entered into […]

Near-Death Experiences & Suicide

by David Sunfellow

I Often Dealt With Suicidal Thoughts “It took my spirit longer to recover than my body, though that in itself was a long time. I was very depressed, for many years, and often dealt with suicidal thoughts because the desire to be ‘home’ was so great. I was confused for the longest time. I was […]

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

by David Sunfellow

The Tibetan Book of the Dead, also known as “Bardo Thodol” or “The Liberation Through Hearing During the Intermediate State,” is a foundational source for Buddhist understandings of the afterlife. The earliest versions of The Tibetan Book of the Dead trace back to an Indian Buddhist master called Padmasambhava. Padmasambhava lived in the 8th century and […]

Historical & Cross-Cultural Near-Death Experiences

by David Sunfellow

…………………. Near-Death Experience in Indigenous Religions By Gregory Shushan Amazon Description: Near-death experiences are known around the world and throughout human history. They are sometimes reported by individuals who have revived from a period of clinical death or near-death and they typically feature sensations of leaving the body, entering and emerging from darkness, meeting deceased […]

Why It’s Important To Know About Shadow Issues And Work On Them

by David Sunfellow

Quotes “Here is a universal truth that everyone needs to know: Spiritual experiences, including near-death experiences, DO NOT perfect the human side of our nature. Spiritual experiences can, however, blind us and make us (and others) think we are more developed than we actually are. If we focus too much on the spiritual realities of […]

What I Learned From My Four Near-Death Experiences

by David Sunfellow

Having had four NDEs over the course of my life impacted me profoundly. As a medical doctor, it prompted me to shift my medical specialty into pioneering STE research and counseling. My personal struggle for understanding convinced me of the need to spread awareness of STEs, and to affirm that they are not hallucinations! My NDEs also impacted me profoundly personally, as a spiritual seeker. My multiple experiences on “the other side” taught me many spiritual truths. The most powerful lessons I learned were these…

There Are No Easy Answers

by David Sunfellow

“I’m sorry. There are no easy answers. If we want to understand what NDEs are about, we have to learn how to swim in waters that are deeply disturbing to ordinary human sensibilities. And that takes time, patience, and effort. And a whole new set of skills that are completely alien to normal, every day life.”

Powerful, Life-Changing Near-Death Experience Quotes

by David Sunfellow

A collection of powerful, life-changing quotes from people who have had near-death experiences, as well as those who have researched this very important topic. ……….. “Our situation regarding NDEs is similar to the way humanity learned of exotic lands during the ancient era of exploration. After sailors returned from long voyages and wrote their accounts, […]

Miraculous NDE Healings

by David Sunfellow

NDErs Who Were Cured Of Illnesses That Caused Their Deaths Barbara Rommer, M.D., Blessing in Disguise: Another Side of the Near Death Experience “I have interviewed many near-death experiencers who reentered this lifetime cured of the physical illnesses that caused their deaths. I have painstakingly reviewed their complete hospital medical records. My cases include people who […]

NDEs on the Importance of Plants, Animals, and the Earth

by David Sunfellow

Take Care Of The Earth, The Animals, And One Another NDEr Oliver John Calvert “I heard a voice say to me ‘You have not fulfilled your purpose here.’ “And I said, ‘What was my purpose?’… I didn’t have a clue. I truly didn’t have a clue — how to live, what life was about, what it was […]

Heavenly Humor

by David Sunfellow

When it comes to near-death experiences, God — and His/Her/Its many representatives — often display a terrific sense of humor. This is one of the most important characteristics of the Divine — and also one of the most overlooked and/or downplayed. On NHNE’s NDE Stories website, several NDErs mention God’s sense of humor, and also comment […]

When Loved Ones & Friends Pass From This World To The Next

by David Sunfellow

Many people suffer terribly when a family member or dear friend passes from this world to the next. If you are looking for something to ease your pain and/or lift the pain of another, here are a few helpful resources to explore and share… Becki Hawkins is the author of “Transitions: A Nurse’s Education About […]

How To Deal With Skeptics & Atheists

by David Sunfellow

How To Deal With Skeptics & Atheists The following excerpts are taken from a conversation that originally appeared on NHNE’s main NDE social network. Skip to the end of this post to see a list of people who abandoned atheist worldviews after they had a near-death experience. … Barbara Harris Whitfield writes: The problem here is that NDErs […]